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Lemon-Pepper Chicken

 Lemon-Pepper Chicken
“This entree is a favorite for days when I volunteer for area activities and don’t have much time for dinner.” Phyl Broich-Wessling - Garner, IA
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sherry or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning

Directions

  • Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. In a large skillet, cook
  • chicken in 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat for 5-7 minutes on
  • each side or until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, combine the green onion, lemon juice, sherry,
  • Worcestershire sauce, mustard, lemon-pepper and remaining butter.
  • Cook and stir over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until heated
  • through. Serve with chicken. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 chicken breast half with about 2 tablespoons sauce equals 238 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 93 mg cholesterol, 249 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.